Meet our Henderson Tutoring Staff


Great Teachers Inspire

Our tutors and staff in Henderson consist of passionate educators who love inspiring children to succeed. Warm, caring and great at relating to kids, our tutors in Henderson know how to engage and motivate each child in a personal way—building confidence and smiles, as well as skills and better scores. We selectively choose tutors who know local curriculum and can link Sylvan lessons to what’s being taught in school. Get to know our tutors and staff in Henderson!

  • Holly Mefford, Center Director

    Holly Mefford

    Center Director

    As Center Director, Holly handles the day-to-day operations and tutoring enrollment for Sylvan Learning of Henderson, NV. A former English and literature educator who holds a K-12 multiple subject teaching credential, Holly chose a career in educational tutoring as she enjoys working with people and helping them develop their math, reading, and writing skills. She earned her bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts and Education. When Holly isn’t at Sylvan Learning Center, you’ll find her spending time with her family and enjoying all that Henderson, NV has to offer!
  • Hailey , Director of Education


    Director of Education

    Hailey oversees Sylvan Learning Center of Henderson, Nevada's educational and tutoring programs, training of staff, and management of student learning plans and schedules. Hailey administers Sylvan Insight, STAR, math tutoring, writing tutoring, and reading tutoring assessment tests. Hailey brings a wealth of knowledge in reading, writing, math tutoring, and SAT/ACT prep.
  • Jay R., Math Tutoring Henderson NV

    Jay R.

    Math Tutoring Henderson NV

    Jay is a certified math tutor and instructor at our Henderson, Nevada center.  He has been teaching and tutoring with Sylvan Learning Center in Henderson since 2004.  Mr. Rich is the lead math tutor for our STEM Summer camp. He graduated from Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics.  He also tutors ACT & SAT Prep courses. 
  • Luiza F., Reading and Writing Tutor

    Luiza F.

    Reading and Writing Tutor

    Luiza is a tutor in Henderson, NV, with a gift for working with children and adults. While Luiza has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in reading tutoring. Luiza was born in Brazil and is fluent in Portuguese. Luiza received her degree from UNLV, Las Vegas, NV.  Luiza has worked as a substitute teacher for CCSD and now brings her talents to Sylvan. At Sylvan, she enjoys seeing the smiles and watching the progress the students make on a daily basis.
  • Diane R., Tutor, Henderson, Nevada

    Diane R.

    Tutor, Henderson, Nevada

    Diane is a beginning reading teacher in Henderson, Nevada, with a gift for working with kids. She tutors reading for K-8. Her caring attitude is welcoming to all students. When not at Sylvan, Diane enjoys spending time with her family and enjoying all our Valley has to offer!
  • Lily W., Tutor, Henderson, Nevada

    Lily W.

    Tutor, Henderson, Nevada

    Lily is a multiple subject tutor and administrative assistant in Henderson, NV, with a gift for working with kids. While Lily has many tutoring talents, she finds the greatest joy in upper level math tutoring.